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  • Consul Conference 2025: Gran Canaria

    CONSULCON25 The Consul Democracy Foundation in collaboration with the Cabildo de Gran Canaria organises the next ConsulCon on 4-6 February 2025 in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. The conference celebrates the 10-year anniversary of the open source project Consul Democracy and brings the project back to where it all started, Spain. From 2015 onwards the…

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  • Summary and video recording of 24/4/24 Meet-up!

    The second and very cool Community Meet-Up of 2024 is now reviewable in video below (unfortunately due to human errors it misses the first couple of slides, which we will post below.) The Meet-up was entitled: Use of the CONSUL DEMOCRACY platform in Slovenia, and its Challenges. It features a presentation by Maja Cimerman of…

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  • Highlights of the EDDY (European Digital DemcracY) conference in Rotterdam (9-11 april 2024)

    Forging new connections and learning from academia about citizen participation methods at the EDDY (European Digital DemocracY) conference last week in Rotterdam! 馃挕We learned, for example, about the different voting methods that are currently prevalent in computer sciences, such as the so-called Equal Shares method which revolves around the idea of a more fair distribution…

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  • New version release!

    馃敡 Make some noise for Consul Democracy version 2.1.0!We are super happy with the official release of the Consul Democracy software version 2.1.0! Big thanks to our loyal maintainers at Rock&Rohr, Democrateam and Enreda who work tirelessly to keep the Consul code of the highest quality! 馃檹馃徏 Here are some of the most important updates…

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  • Next Community Meet-up: 24 April!

    This time in our Community Meet-up series: lessons from Consul use in Slovenia. The next Consul Democracy Community Meet-up will take place on 24 April. We are happy to announce that for this Meet-up we are working together with our Local Partner organization Danes Je Nov Dan. Consul implementation specialist Maja Cimerman will be with…

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  • Video recording of 20/2/24 Community Meet-up

    Our first and – may we say? – awesome Community Meet-Up of 2024 is now reviewable in video below. The Meet-up was entitled: The Mexican Experience: Learning from five cycles of participatory budgeting. It features a presentation by Dino Cant煤-Pedroza and Diego Emilio Cuesy about the implementation and participation processes in different Mexican cities, including…

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  • What does great citizen participation look like?

    One question, various answers. We were thrilled to explore some of these at the Smart Country Convention 2023 with gov and non-gov organizations from across Germany. 馃寙 In North-Germany an interesting example is to be found in the city of Hansestadt L眉beck, which is on a potentially transformative path towards becoming the first German ‘Social…

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